Dr. Mathew Gregoski joins the department as an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. (MUSC). He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Elon University, his Masters of Science in Experimental Psychology from Augusta State University, and his doctorate in Kinesiology from the University of Georgia. He also completed formal training at the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) Summer mHealth Institute, the OBSSR summer Randomized Clinical Trials Institute, the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Nursing Research Summer Genetics Institute, the National Heart Lung Blood Institute’s Population Studies Workshop featuring the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities and Women’s Health Initiative studies, and a National Institutes of Health T32 post-doctoral research fellowship in vascular biology (HL66993) at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Gregoski also maintains a research training appointment with The Jackson Heart Study. Dr. Gregoski’s research focuses on transforming the current healthcare model through the use of gene x environment (GxE) and technology infused interventions particularly focusing in the areas of obesity, cardiovascular diseases (CVD), and type II diabetes. He has previously published several manuscripts pertaining to GxE contributions to CV disease development/behavioral intervention efficacy, and technology infused mHealth interventions including: a smartphone stress reduction program capable of reducing BP, a medication adherence system to improve BP control, and a Bluetooth enabled acceleration tracker for minimally amble wound-therapy patients. He is currently working on a substantial grant from the American Heart Association on “Personalized Prevention of CVD: Role of Genetics, Stress, and Behavioral Factors”. Dr. Gregoski maintains a leading role in researching a range of topics from genomes to smartphones in the pursuit of developing personalized medicine interventions to aid in the reduction of health disparities among minority populations. His research has received multiple Citation Awards and a Research Scholar Award from the American Psychosomatic Society. He has also been a recipient of a Meritorious Citation Award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine and a recipient of best poster at the Georgia Statewide Childhood Obesity meeting.